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spending down and voters who approved proposition 30 raising taxes in november. in his speech browne called for the way education is funds and spending billions on water through that, and the governor called on moving ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most o
for california after convincing voters to pass the tax initiative and erase billions from the budget deficit with help from a democratic supermajority elected to the legislature but republicans will pay close attention. >> i hope he talks how we build up jobs. he has been quiet on that. he certainly has taxed the high income earners again but what about getting the rest of us employed. >> the governor's speech from the chambers is expected to last half an hour. abc7 will carry the governor's state of the state address live from the state capital at 9:00 this morning and it will stream live on >> later this morning, secretary of defense panetta will formally lit the ban on women serving in combat in the military. some men are concerned about the policy change. >> the u.s. military is about do become fully integrityied. panetta will announce an end to the ban on women serving in combat. >> they have proven time and time again. they will get the recognition that key. >> the move overturns a 1994 rule restricting women from being assigned to the front lines and elite combat divisio
. i think it's something us as tax paying citizens should not have. >> reporter: the broken window theory which says if less serious crimes are not dealt with the overall crime rate will increase. bratton's opponent seemed most concerned of his stop and frisk policy because they fear it will lead to racial profiling. >> you're bringing in somebody very controversial. >> this particular plan not about bill bratton. it's about partnership. >> reporter: i spoke by phone earlier today to bill bratton's wife and she tells me he is in detroit working on a project similar to the one he will be working on here in oakland and, again, raj and jessica, he will be here in oakland in mid-february. monte francis, nbc bay area news. >> okay, thank you, monte. look who is back in town. all the talk might be about the niners right now but the men in teal are back on the ice in san jose. the shortened home season will begin tomorrow. boy, not only shark fans but downtown owners, business owners, they really need this. >> reporter: yeah, you know, jessica, the city is really hoping this brings some l
are bring ewe firsthand look at your tax dollars at work. ktvu cameras got a peek inside the tunnels. we found crews with headlamps operating heavy machinery and installing lighting. federal stimulus funds are paying for two-thirds of the project. contra costa county taxpayers are funding for the rest. >> when the fourth ward is done cal tran will be dedicating two bores perm lently -- permanently to eastbound traffic and two to westbound traffic. >> they will begin laying the roadbed next month. the bore is set to open later this year. >>> retired contra costa county fire captain is accused of stealing gears from fire stations. he faces grand theft and burglary charges. they recovered 268 stolen items. including uniforms, tools, and other items. he retired just before getting arrested. he's out on $30,000 bail. >>> it looks like senior officials from the states park department has dodged a big bullet. charges won't be filed after allegations they hid millions of dollars in state funds. the funding scandal came as the state threatened to close 70 parks because of dozens of budget cuts. >
implemented all kinds of savory cuts and needed tax hikes to improve the financial picture. but then we'd be doing you a disservice because.comrams the governor made today aren't true. >> the honorable edmund g. brown junior. >> there was plenty of applause to go around at the state of the state address on thursday and it came from many different sources. the legislature, featured guests, governor brown himself. >> let's not applaud too much. >> but before the governor goes tooting his own horn, let's hear what he tells state lawmakers. >> you cast difficult votes to cut billions from the state's budget. you curbed prison spending through a historic realignment. >> this claim of cost reductions is murky at best. now, technically, the state dropped its corrections budget from $10 billion last year to a projected figure of $9 billion this year. or a drop of 10%. but even if you consider those savings historic, there's more to the governor's claim than meets the eye. >> it's somewhat not honest in many ways because while we have cut the state budget to prisons, we've actually increased the
and praised californians for voting to raise taxes. we turn to our political insider phil matier who joins us live with the former san francisco mayor willie brown on this friday and guys, what did you think of the state of the state? how did the governor do? >> what did you think? the little engine that could. is he doing it? >> you know, the 11 tries, this was probably his best. >> this is his 11th state of the state address. >> it is. no other governor matched that. >> it was amazing. i was in the chambers then and this guy was bouncing over everything. he was quoting the bible, quoting irish poets. he was quoting the king of spain. and he was doing the little engine that could all in one swoop. >> and in most cases, many of the people, what is he talking about? [ laughter ] >> members, i mean. however, he got a standing ovation. at some point when he talked about schools, and the situation of college of tuition, everybody gave him an ovation. he was well received. >> i got to tell you something. i was watching the members as he was speaking a
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to them. >> you never about never done that. >> no. and cheating on your taxes. are tlirhere grades? >> yeah there really are. the little ones are about protecting yourself and the other person. you're telling the other person lies because owe don't want to insult them. you don't want to tell them you were late and you were coming to see them. the others are for self-gain almost entirely. lance's lice in particular are unusual. they went on for years and years and years and it took down a lot of people. >> ted talk. i was walking it last night. it was terrific. >> it's terrific. you say you think lying is getting less less likely in our society. >> right. i think we often believe that once we're in online media, i can't see you. as soon as i can't see you, you're going to lie. but that's not really the case. people don't lie just willy nilly, they lie for a reason. in lance's case you can imagine it's for millions of dollars, it's for world adulation. just because we're not in the same space doesn't mean we're not going to lie more. it's for a situation. we're goi
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